RapidKL has introduced RapidPass Pelajar, a pass for all students who are registered with any Malaysian school.
This initiative was mooted by TRANSIT back in 2006, as we believe that all students should be encouraged to use public transport. Currently, the CVLB requirement is that students in school uniform (meaning primary or secondary school only) receive 50% discounts for public transport.
Thus, Rapidpass Pelajar provides an increased level of discount because it reaches registered tertiary students, and because it is up to 50% off the cost of the existing Rapidpass.
Rapidpass Pelajar has two options – Bas (for unlimited bus use) and Integrasi (unlimited bus, LRT and Monorail). The pass is based on the Touch ‘N’ Go system and uses a 30-day pass system rather than a monthly pass system. The main difference is that the remaining number of days (of the 30-day usage period) will be displayed on the card reader (rather than the amount of money remaining).
The 30-day period starts from the first day of usage each time the card is renewed. There is also an EZ option for automatic renewal.
The current payment structure is:
- Bus: Malaysian students RM50, foreign students RM75
- Integrated: Malaysian students RM100, foreign students RM125
NOTE: The cost of the Touch N Go card is RM10.
Registration for RapidPass Pelajar begins on 19 April, with roadshows at various LRT stations and colleges – alternatively, you can download the registration form here.
The pass will be available for use almost immediately. For more information, see the RapidKL FAQ on RapidPass Pelajar here or this article, Students can enjoy discounts on RapidKL bus, LRT and monorail with card (The Star).